15 record(s) found with the tag "aboriginal women" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Exclusive Breast Feeding for all Tlicho Mothers in the First 6 Months
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1) to conduct a retrospective chart audit to provide epidemiological data on the breast feeding rate of Tlicho women; 2) to conduct semi structured interviews with Tlicho mothers and elders to provide culturally specific data on the determinants of breast feeding; and 3) informed from the data in objectives 1 and 2, create a health promotion video to en...


Gender and Decision-making in Arctic Fisheries
Principal Investigator: Kafarowski, Joanna
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The goal of the initiative is to document and analyze Inuit women's roles in Arctic fisheries in order to promote and support their participation in decision-making processes in this sector. This initiative seeks to identify and remove barriers to Inuit...


The Relationship Between Health Beliefs and Health Promotion Practices of Pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Women: A Focused Ethnographic Study
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This study will explore the health and health promotion practices of pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Dene women from Rae-Edzo. Ten to fifteen pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) women volunteers will be approached by publicly displayed posters and through the Band Prenata...


Recognizing Difference: Dene Women's Changing Involvement in Traditional Dene Games
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: The intent of this research project is to study Dene women's involvement in traditional games and physical activity as well as the impact of menstrual traditions on these activities. Interviews with residents of Sambaa K'e and Jean Marie River and with s...


Sambaa K'e First Nation: "Traditional" Practices in Contemporary Sport, Games & Physical Activity Contexts
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: The intent of this research project is to study Dene women's involvement in sport, games, and physical activity as well as the impact of menstrual traditions on these activities. Participant observation will be used during by the researcher. Field notes...


Aboriginal Concepts of Power and Empowerment Models of Wellness
Principal Investigator: Hewitt, Cecily
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The objective is to develop a description of how 4 Inuvialuit women think of and experience power, powerlessness, control and empowerment in their lives as a result of their culture. Four Inuvialuit women will be invited to participate in a series of four interviews with the researcher during which they will be asked to reflect on and describe their experiences, meanings, stories and thoughts rega...


Healing Movements in the North: Gender and Tradition in Fort Good Hope, NWT.
Principal Investigator: Fajber, Elizabeth
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: The visit to Fort Good Hope serves two purposes: to report findings from my M.A. research on concepts of healing and wellness in Fort Good Hope, NWT based on research in 1995; and also to consult with the K'asho Gotine Community Council in the development of a long-term research project (four years) exploring questions of gender and healing in the community. As this project will be community bas...


Crafting Culture: Women's Work in the Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Driscoll Engelstad, Bernadette
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: Data is collected through interviews. Topics include sewing activitiy; clothing production for family use and/or sale; history of clothing change; fur preparation and household hunting activity; graphic art production; craft production; household income and disbursement; domestic responsibilities; community employment statistics and opportunities; current interest in sewing, clothing production b...


Aboriginal Women's Roles in Forest-Dependent Communities
Principal Investigator: Korber, Dianne
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: Data will be collected in the form of formal and informal interviews, and participant-observations. The sampling size for Wrigley will be close to full census of adults (age 15 years or over) population (110 people). The sampling size in Fort Providence will be a selected sample based on key informants' knowledge of local participation in subsistence, forestry and community activities, and rando...


Western Arctic women artists
Principal Investigator: Delisi, Joanne C.
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: In Phase Two of this project, follow-up interviews will be conducted with women artists that were interviewed in 1992. Additional interviews will be held with women artists at the craft and arts festivals held in Inuvik. During these video-taped sessions, women will tell of how they developed as artists. This information will comprise the researcher's Ph.D. thesis and a book may eventually be p...


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